Gary Hume RA

Gary Hume RA

Gary Hume RA's intriguing work experiments with scale, proportion and unexpected colour to reveal a wide range of subject matter tinted with a characteristic element of ambiguity.

Artist profile

Gary Hume RA graduated from Goldsmith’s College in 1988. That same year, he took part in his first group exhibitions at Karsten Schubert Ltd and in Freeze: Part II at Surrey Docks. After his first solo exhibition in 1989, his international reputation grew and he was invited to take part in major group exhibitions throughout the 1990s. Such was his success, he was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1996 and won the Jerwood Painting Prize in 1997.


In recent years, he has continued to hold solo exhibitions around the world, at venues including White Cube Gallery in London, Matthew Marks in New York, Spruth Magers in Berlin and Pinchuk Art Centre in Kiev among others. His work is held by major collections ranging from the Art Institute of Chicago, the British Council and Tate Gallery to the Saatchi Collection, the Kunstsmuseum in Wolfsburg and the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art in Athens.


Photo: Eamonn McCabe

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